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Oct 22, 2012 4:00am EDT
are also rising. they account for almost half the robberies in san francisco and 40% in new york. wireless carriers and the s.e.c. are working on a national database to attract stolen devices but it's more than a year ago. >>> aappears movie audiences are in the halloween move. "paranormal activity 4" and a fifth movie is planned. "argo" with $17 million. "hotel transylvania" was third with 13.5 million bucks. >>> when we come back, danger on the street. this pedestrian, yeah, is actually okay after finding himself in the middle of a high-speed chase. >> you don't want to miss that one. >>> and then danger in hotels, a $50 hotel gadget that can pop the locks on hotel room doors. woman: oh! tully's. how do you always have my favorite coffee? well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee and even hot cocoa. and you'll always find your favorite. woman #2: with so many choices, keurig has everyone's favorite. i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. a kraft homestyle mac & cheese bowl. it's you
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Oct 23, 2012 4:00am EDT
, meanwhile, from seattle to san francisco. scattered showers around fargo, minneapolis, chicago and detroit. much of the same in new york and new england. >> 60s in the northeast. mostly 70s in the midwest and plains. 80s from miami to dallas. 50s in the pacific northwest. >>> and when we come back this morning, the next small thing. apple is ready to make a big announcement later today. >>> and growing concerns about a popular energy drink. the feds are stepping in to see if people have died from drinking the monster brand. >>> and later, don't look now. a well-known electronics company comes up with an idea that's to die for. >>> welcome back, everybody. there is new controversy regarding energy drinks. the food and drug administration says it's investigating five deaths that may be related to monster energy drinks. the monster says it does not believe the beverages contributed to the deaths. the company has more than one-third of the sales in the fast-growing energy drink market which targets teens and young adults and overnight newscasters. there's calls in congress for greater
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Oct 17, 2012 4:00am EDT
memorial at san francisco city hall. former colleagues say stevens will be remembered for his skill as a diplomat and his personal charm. stevens was killed in that attack on the u.s. consulate on september 11th. >>> and rattled nerves in the northeast this morning after a rare earthquake hit southern maine. the 4.0 magnitude quake struck just after 7:00 last night, just 20 miles west of portland. it could be felt throughout new england. people running into the streets, as the ground shook. but there were no reports of major damage or injuries. >>> and it is time, now, for the weather from across this great nation. fargo, minneapolis, and chicago will see showers, perhaps, even thunderstorms. severe weather is a threat for little rock and memphis, with high winds and hail. the northern plains could see wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour. and the southwest, hate to tell you. you're going to bake in temperatures well above normal. downtown l.a. will hit 90 or above. phoenix is 93. dallas will be in the upper 80s. mostly 60s in the middle of the country. boston and seattle in the upper
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Oct 25, 2012 4:30am EDT
. >> christmas is just two months away. hard to believe. a san francisco giants player is in the record books. >> pablo sandoval appear to three home runs against the detroit tigers to open game one of the world series. he joins reggie jackson and babe ruth and albert pujols has the only sluggard to do that in a world series game. the giants beat the tigers 803. second game is tonight in san francisco. >> nationals fans got a painful reminder. the bright red and three rivers flag of st. louis full of the wilson building on wednesday. it is the pay off for a bet made between vincent gray and the mayor of the winning team. >> it reminded us that we lost. >> mayor gray says he's confident the nationals will be back in the postseason next year. some fans said it's painful but they took comfort in knowing the cardinals are watching the world series and home on tv. >> good news for the nationals. sporting news has named manager davey johnson the national league manager of the year. congratulations. the awards are voted on by managers in each league. >> it is 60 degrees. >> funeral arrangement
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Oct 12, 2012 4:00am EDT
effort to stop all the red ink. >>> and the san francisco giants and detroit tigers are looking forward in baseball's playoffs. two more teams will move today. >>> good friday morning, everybody. it was a decidedly different debate than last week's presidential faceoff. this time, joe biden and paul ryan clash on virtually every issue, stopping short of, basically, calling each other liars. >> now, the question is who won? and overnight yahoo! poll of 130,000 people may have the best answer of all. and it was 50/50. abc's brandi hitt is in danville, kentucky. good morning, brandi. >> reporter: good morning, rob. good morning, paula. yes, the vice presidential debate definitely lived up to expectations. both sides sparred throughout the night. and many do believe that vice president biden helped make up for president obama's lackluster performance last week. the first and only vice presidential debate sparked a few fireworks. >> it's been done a couple of times. >> never -- >> lower tax rates, increase growth. >> now, you're jack kennedy. >> reporter: vice president joe biden and republi
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Oct 15, 2012 2:30am EDT
one game lead over the giants. game two tonight in san francisco. >>> can't wait for you to say some of the nhl names, if they ever come back. there is a big college football win for mississippi this weekend. but an even bigger victory for change. >> i love this story. ole miss crowned its first african-american homecoming queen. 50 years ago, courtney roxanne pierson would have been banned from attending the university simply because she is black. a notorious segregation policy, ended when james meredith was admitted in 1962. pierson says her honor couldn't have come at a better time. >> you want to say it is about time. but you also just want to say -- congratulations to her. >> crazy. think about trajectory of things. when they let james meredith in, riots broke out. two people died. injured. decade later, first black homecoming queen. progress comes slowly. at least it comes. >> can't take the smile off her face. >> enjoy the moment. >> monday morning quarterback, courtesy of -- yours truly. >> we'll wrap the highlights and lowlights of sunday's nfl action. you are watching "worl
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Oct 24, 2012 12:00pm EDT
san francisco will be held up. 79 degrees by 6:00. we will have the latest on hurricane center in how that influence our weather later. thanks so much. ennedy cousin michael jaeckel been denied parole after he proclaimed innocence and his first hearing. convicted 10 years ago of neighbor with a golf club. that is when both of them were 15 years old. he was sentenced to 20 years to .ife is the son of ethel kennedy. there were new details on the deadly attack in benghazi. an islamic militant group was responsibility but the w calls that part conflicting reports that leftattack crustaceans and two other americans dead. -- ambassador chris stevens and two other americans dead. flying in theg has people stopping and staring. we will hear the first time the man who he evaded a multi million dollar airport security system by accident. up and here isng security system by accident. up [ minto ] you know, those ads saying mitt romney would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abor
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Oct 24, 2012 4:00am EDT
, and san francisco. >>> and back to the news, now. a popular california beach is closed this morning after a surfer was killed by a shark. >> the shark attack took place at surf beach in lompoc near vandenberg air force base. a friend of the victim, solorio, saw the attack, pulled him on to the beach and tried to administer cpr. the attack has some locals saying they will be staying far away from the ocean. >> too many bad things have been happening here. and the water, it's pretty unpredictable. >> once in a while, you get to see some whales, which is pretty cool. but, no. there's too many sharks out here, man. that's my opinion. i wouldn't dare go in there. >> medical examiners say they will be looking at the bite marks to help determine the sides and type of the shark. at least one marine expert says the attacker was likely a great white. >>> two teenage brothers are now charged with murdering a 12-year-old neighbor girl in southern new jersey. autumn pasquale's body was discovered in a recycling bin, next to where the suspects lived with their mother. the middle schooler was appa
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Oct 23, 2012 2:35am EDT
seattle to san francisco. off and on showers, upper midwest, great lakes and northeast. >> 60s from boston to new york. 70s from indianapolis to colorado springs. 80s across the south. 50s in the pacific north west. >>> well, the mother and daughter who own a new hampshire riding farm lost 14 horses when their barn burned last month. but now, they're welcoming a survivor. they thought dumbo the cat had been lost, until after the fire they were out looking for the ashes. >> their pig, miss colby seemed to be on a mission. she led them to the woods where they found gumbo, badly burned but alive. home from the hospital and doing just fine thankfully. >> the happy animal story on the overnights. very lucky for dumbo. >>> coming up we will sit down with senior washington editor rick klein to get his take on last night's big debate. >> later, important new recommendations for women. issued new guidelines for pap tests. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by consumer cellular. follow the wings. you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough.
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Oct 19, 2012 5:00am EDT
away from a return trip to the world series. they pummeled san francisco yesterday to take a 2 games to 1 lead. waiting for whoever emerges as the detroit tigers. booking reservations to the fall classic. slam that glove down to the ground. >> not all that is for san francisco in thursday's game. the 49ers hada 13-6 win. >> redskins have a divisional game on sunday. more on how they're getting ready. >> could this stage be any bigger for rg iii's intro to the nfc east? the head coach knows that griffin is 15th in the league in rushing. he made it a note to be in control. the stages that for the rookie. -- the stage is set for the rookie. >> i used to high jump back in the day. my daddy to tell me to jump the same at 6'8 or 6',. you keep the same way and i hope i will do that. the redskins hope it will jump 6'8. >> the news continues with good morning washington in a few minutes. still ahead, the latest on the presidential race. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- okay, what'ya havin? i'll have the build your own burger with a... sunny-side up egg, jack chee
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Oct 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
wizards picking off a new season. we will tell you why san francisco is bracing for >> the city of san francisco is world series winning giants with a victory parade. giants swept the detroit tigers set, the second world championship in three seasons. the wizards at started the with a loss. wall is out with injuries. the jordan crawford try to keep competitive, but it in the 94-84 loss to cleveland cavaliers. the raining nba champion miami .eat's whole thin chris bosh there in the second quarter. then a bucket from lebron james. he finished with 26 points. twins 120-107. the dallas mavericks defeated in los angeles at the staples center. 22.0 kobe bryant with an injured foot. the white howard got 19 points .nd steve nash had seven points there is mark cuban. >> it's 41 degrees. jacqui jeras. >> i'm ok with the cold. has a heater under there morning. the kids will have to wear a couple of layers tonight. >> they definitely will. the good news is things will be fine for the trick-or-treaters. chief meteorologist doug hill latest on the forecast. >> good morning. it is a slow process toda
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Oct 22, 2012 11:00pm EDT
francisco leads in that game and it is 9-0. looks like it will be detroit and san francisco in the world series. >>> a scuba diving contest in florida. pumpkin and politics. check this out. scuba divers in the shape of romney and obama faces. they also say there are no ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% more than cards earnieng 1% cash back on almost everything. >>> warm weather and no humidity. that's a good thing. >> ready for more? temperatures tomorrow near 80 degrees. it will be into the high 70s to around 80. unlike today, we will have 100% sight.e. >> you see that guy frozen pool? come on. thanks for joining us tonight. >> good night. maryland schools are number one in america because we invest in them. but we can do even more. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million dollars at casinos in other states. question 7 keeps that maryland money in maryland through expansion of gaming in maryland. it will mean hundreds of millions olldollars for our sc
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Oct 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
summer i -- the coldest winter i ever spent was a summer in san francisco. great city, though. >>> when we come back, you might have to get ready to pay a whole lot more. we're talking a whole lot more. >>> then a disposable diaper supply. why the supply is suddenly being threatened. >>> and blown away. the car that is no match for mother nature. >>> welcome back, everybody. gasoline prices should now head downward, but maybe not right away. the national average this morning is $3.78 a gallon. that's 3 cents less than it was a week ago. now gas prices usually do come down this time of year. and oil prices are falling but aaa says there could be a brief spike first because wholesale gasoline prices are still high. did you get all of that? >> i got all of that. >> okay. good. >>> hospitals better get it right. because of implications. the government expects to hit those facilities with fines that will average more than $200,000 apiece. the hospital industry says patients share some of this blame. >>> and milk prices may double unless the house passes a new farm bill. the old bil
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Oct 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
level, eating, and habits considered. san francisco came in first. reader's digest found seven in residents with at least a l below thedegree fal average. fremont california was in third place. traffic on the dulles access will come to a stop for two minute stretches between 9:00 t trucks 2:00 p.m. sal more sections of the e for the metrog station. be similar traffic friday. if you want to get away and stay by, check out the cox farms forat free. its this week to give away. can win four tickets to the fields ofnd four at fear tickets. winner eachunce a the 6:00week during a.m. hour of good morning washington. it is 67 degrees. >> the redskins show their for a controversial measure appearing on the nove i don't spend money ongasoline. i am probably going to the gas station abt once a month. last time i was at a g station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male annnnouncer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the
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Oct 22, 2012 12:00pm EDT
fred davis. the san francisco giants won game 6 last night to force game 7 tonight. still ahead, a final look at the forecast. ike leggett: gaming generated one hundred and eighty... million dollars for maryland schools. question seven will double it. rushern baker: question seven will add table games and... a new casino, generating millions of dollars... every year, without raising taxes. leggett: and audits will ensure the money goes... where it's supposed to. more jobs, and millions for schools. baker: question seven will be good for our kids... our teachers, and our schools. legget keep maryland money in marymand. baker: please vote for question seven. leggett: vote for question seven. >> a two-story house in poland of attention for an unusual design. there it is in the middle of your screen. widest point of the house 150 centimeters, just under 5 feet wide. visitors toward the building over the weekend. not for me. art work? not unless it is global. >> where do you put the tv? it is not going to work that well. interesting design, though. we have a nice week shake up -- shapin
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Oct 22, 2012 5:00am EDT
friday. its number of retail. retail thefts account for almost 50% of the robbers in san francisco and 40% in new york. wireless carriers and the sec national data a stolen devices, but it's more than a year away. aere is a game that involves bodyguard framed for murder. >> it's one of the most ambitious games of the year and it really ones that involved in every decision i was making. it's available for the and other games spiri s president obama: i'm barack obama and i approve... this message. anncr: victims. dependent. that's what mitt romney called forty-seven percent... of americans. including people on medicare. but what about h h plan for you? romney would replace guaranteed benefits with a voucher system. seniors could pay six thousand dollars more a year. a plan aarp says would undermine medicare. you're no victim...you earned your benefits. don't let mitt romney take them away. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- the national league's championship series, a decisive game 7. " tonight for the san francisco starter. a dominating 6-1 victory over st
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Oct 23, 2012 6:00am EDT
america's money. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- the san francisco giants will meet with the detroit tigers in the world series. >> the giants with a record tying six straight elimination victories. that has ended the cardinal's season, there are rain is defending -- as defending champions is done. the giants had a 9-0 victory. the cardinals took the nationals out this year. the giants and the tigers in the world series, game 1 being tomorrow. hardly an easy night for the nfc north-a leading chicago bears. quarterback jay cutler was knocked out. he finished the game. he got the win. the final score, 13-7. nfl commissioner roger goodell says the nfl will consider dropping the pro bowl altogether if the level of play does not improve. on the radio, he agreed with michael strahan called the january opposable embarrassing -- january's pro bowl embarrassing. roger goodell says that the nfl would select april bowl team. it would be honored but would not play. >> the economic impact of having an nba team. a study produced for the virginia beach development authori
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Oct 28, 2012 8:00am EDT
accelerated instead. >>> and finally, san francisco giants are just one win away from winning the world series. the giants scored early runs last night and that's all they would need. shutting down the tigers of detroit for the second straight time. the giants go for the sweep and their second title in three years tonight. as professionals we strive for objectivit objectivity, but as a native san francisco ian, i wouldn't mind seeing the giants win the world series. >>> let's go back out to sam champion with look at the nation's weather. >>> good morning, everybody. the extreme team is out. ginger is down the coastline. let's get you your weather. in case you're now just waking up, the storm is on track, sandy, to continue to move up the coastline. frafrters expect it will make that left-hand turn monday into tuesday, being a bad storm, from those areas shaded in red up the coastline, i would include this not to be a coastal situation but a problem with rain well inland. lot of power outages and flooding expected. this morning, with this shot of cold air, come numbers like this, frost a
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Oct 27, 2012 11:30pm EDT
there. they turn this one over. as expected. welcome those of you who were checking out of the san francisco giants and the world series. now lead 3-0 over the detroit tigers. game four will be in detroit tomorrow, of course, and here, the shocker, notre dame pummelling oklahoma 30-19. oklahoma has a touchdown right now on the field but at least it appears from our vantage point it might come back to the 1 yard line. let's see what happens here. >> referee: after further review, it was determined that the runner was down at the half yard line. first and ten. >> brent: so final 22 seconds, stills will put his helmet back on. >> kirk: he's still worked up. he was talking to jackson even from the sideline. interesting if they line up across from one another. may want to keep an eye on this block. >> brent: i think he was probably told be careful out there. clay will be the running back. >> kirk: russell lined up against him. >> brent: so, the final 20 seconds landry jones will throw it back to him. touchdown and penalty, because >> rece: sell w russell was on the ground. must be offen
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Oct 1, 2012 2:30am EDT
yesterday. this could be the warmest day of the year in san francisco. seattle is pleasant and dry. >>> little weakake-up call for parents. how much tv do you think your kids are watching? a few hours a day. probably a lot more. researchers say, children between the ages of 8 months and 8 years are exposed to nearly four hours of background television every day. and kids in the poorest families even more. they were exposed to between 5 and 6 hours every day. the solution, the authors of the study recommend turning off the tv at meal and play times. ironically, i let my kids watch a program in the morning before school. and then usually one during dinner because -- >> during dinner. the sacred hour? >> they eat their food. >> they are young. very young actually. >> the only way i can set them to sit at the table and eat. >> they're younger than i mentioned. >>> as long as kids are getting out and exercising and doing home work and all the other things me personally, i watched a ton of cartoons as a kid. and like i said it didn't do me any damage. >> damage, huh. >> far as i know. >>
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Oct 26, 2012 4:00am EDT
start with game two of the world series in san francisco. let's go. don't call it frisco, though. the locals don't like it. that's madison bumgarner. getting help from fielding here. top two, prince fielder tying to score from first. bad idea. these gone down. a missed opportunity for detroit. that's scary opportunity there for detroit pitcher doug fister. taking a line drive from gregor blanco. he would stay in. later in the inning, that's fister getting bumgarner to fly out. bumgarner did his work on the bump. omar infante, also no. bumgarner, seven innings, two hits, eight ks. 4-6-3 double-play. 2-0. giants get the win. >>> nfl football on a thursday night. adrian peterson and the vikings undefeated at home taking on the buccaneers. christian ponder to percy harvin. beautiful fade route. great catch. bucs down 13-7. josh freeman, mike williams. that's a better catch because the degree of difficulty was a steep one. look at williams. one foot and a little toe-tap. 20-7. fourth touchdown catch of the season. third quarter is freeman. short pass to doug martin. freeman had three touch
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Oct 11, 2012 4:00am EDT
angeles, vegas and san francisco. >>> returning to the news. the scathing, new report from the u.s. anti-doping agency, virtually demolishes what's left of lance armstrong's image, painting him as a liar, a cheat and a bully. >> the investigation found armstrong was at the center of a highly-sophisticated and secret doping program. the details were provided by dozens of witnesses, including 11 of armstrong's teammates who say, he pushed them to cheat with him. the agency's chief says the evidence was just too overwhelming to ignore. >> our job, unfortunately, is to act on the evidence. nothing else. nothing more. nothing less. that's what we've done in this case. and what we saw, and the evidence shows an undeniable web of sophisticated doping, all aimed to succeed and bring success to this team. >> the agency stripped armstrong of his cycling titles. he chose not to fight the sanctions. but called the investigation a witch hunt. and he continues to insist he never cheated. >>> in south florida, crews are digging through the rubble of a collapsed parking garage on miami-dade colleg
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Oct 19, 2012 11:00pm EDT
force a game six, san francisco win this is one. >> for a complete rundown of tonight's high school football action b sure to check out high school sports on news channel 8. back to you sir leon. [laughter] [ mitt romney ] look at the evidence of the lasfour years. we've got 23 million people out of work or stopped looking for work. they're suffering in this country. the president would prefer raising taxes. the problem with raising taxes is that it slows down the rate of growth. i'm not going to raise taxes on anyone because when the economy's growing slow likehis, when we're in recession you shouldn't raise taxes on anyone. my plan is to bring down rates to get more people working. my priority is putting people back to work in america. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. as governor, i cut five billion dollars in spending and balanced the bget every year. and tim kaine and i both cut our own pay as governors to lead by example. mark warner and i reached across party lines to get things done. we were a great team in richmond and we'll be a great team in washington. i'm tim
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Oct 24, 2012 4:30am EDT
tonight's game in san francisco. these are the stars -- it was part 2 of guilty pleasure week. it wrapped up last night. >> if they performed individual dances and a teen dance. last night they chose gangam style. ♪ once all the scores are combined sabrina was at the top. the others all had 56.5 points. kelly monaco was at the bottom. cats and all new episode monday night at 8:00 right here. >> speaking of gangam style, the caribbean pop sensation psy met with u.n. secretary ban ki-moon in new york. he showed him the move that made him a star. >> who would ever have guessed that would happen? >> prepare -- prepare for bieber fever at the horizon center. >> we give the chance to be there with tickets. each day this week, a daily clue -- once you get the clue, go to wjla.com/facebook. will announce the winner monday october 29 on abc 7 news at 5:00. good luck. 60 degrees outside. >> still ahead -- flying home for thanksgiving? prepared to pay a bit more than last year. a
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Oct 24, 2012 11:00pm EDT
with the world series? >> it is interesting. folks in san francisco are bit of it.y the wizards take on the heat. london is in a fog. history is on the line. [ male announcer ] jay likes it when his mobile phone helps him depososit his check. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. okay. [ male announcer ] with citibank's popmoney, dan can easily send money by email right from his citibank account. nice job ben. [ male announcer ] next up -- the gutters. citibank popmoney. easier banking. standard at citibank. >> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> chris cooley went through his practiced like he was never gone. looks like he will be able to against the steelers on sunday. is london fletcher did not practice. he strained a hamstring last now he has some problems, maybe vertigo. he is going to see a neurologist. >> let's give a review from the doctor and see what they have to say. i will give you more tomorrow. you never can make up for a like
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Oct 25, 2012 2:35am EDT
. >> oh, oh. >> because it is my home state. >> tempered opinion. the san francisco giants are out to an early world series lead, thanks to three home runs from pablo sandoval, got three homers in a world series game. >> the long layoff didn't do any favors. all giants in the end. game two in the best of seven series in san francisco. if i am cheering for one another. my home state. >> mild fan. fair weather. coming up. freedom lost. authorities catch up with a monkey who has been hanging around tampa for years. >> first, a fascinating story, a scientist who says he can prove heaven is real. it's all coming up. ♪ ♪ just keep on living ♪ ♪ how far is heaven? ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to th
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Oct 23, 2012 4:30am EDT
in the world series. they will not get time to rest. game 1 is tomorrow night in san francisco. >> the news was not so good for sports professional team. the bears lastto night's 13-7. made a keyrned and recovery to give their team their fourth straight win. >> it is official, the redskins agent tight end cooley after frenchie davis suffered an injury on sunday. chris cooley had been cut by the e preseason.th yesterday he said he's in shape and ready to play. its about 54 degrees. >> still to come, more of a wild weather out west in california, snow.nado and >> a busy monday in california. tornado 40 miles north of r damageto, mino reported. other reports of clouds, but they did not touch down. was looking like winter in sierra.hern fnowplows had to clear parts o interstate 80 in the higher elevations. but it does help with the water supply. >> i am not ready for that. >> it is not so for us. that is the first big winter storm of the season out west. are lined up out there in the pacific. come.s more to around here, we have high- controlling our weather. everythingcking else. look at t
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Oct 29, 2012 6:00pm EDT
sweep of detroit. giants exploded in the world series. celebrationine, the continues tonight in san francisco. the new world champions in anncr: seven-hundred-thousand jobs. that's what the plan george allen supports... would cost our economy. newspapers called it "economically destructive." like allen's votes to give tax breaks to companies... that ship jobs overseas, his economic plan would... help big corporations, devastating the middle class. allen even voted against tax breaks for small businesses. virginia can't afford to go back to george allen. the democratic senatorial campaign committee.. is responsible for the content of this advertising. prand you're seeing that rightno quit in amnow.a... over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are comg home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-ma
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
in 32 years. >> not exactly a high scoring affair. the san francisco 49ers and seahawks kicked off another week in the nfl. alex smith threw a to-yard in the thirds late quarter. pushed san francisco first place in the nfc west. washington state high school in the books. rexene nailed a field goal and at 55.e game i'm trying to count how far it is. 67 yards. theirl valley defeated opponent in overtime. it's the third longest field history.igh school was 70 yards in 2008. the nfl record is 63 yards, set in 1970, and since matched by three other players. >> i think that he will play in college. getting a fews morning.ls this still another half-hour ahead. how mitt romney's still another half-hour ahead. hpresident obama: i'm barack obama and i approve... this message. anncr: victims. dependent. that's what mitt romney called forty-seven percent... of americans. cl cluding pele on medicare. buwhat about his plan for you? romney would replace guaranteed benefits with a voucher systemst seniors could pay six thousand dollars more a year. a plan aarp says would undermine medicare. you're
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Oct 22, 2012 2:30am EDT
tonight for the giants and cardinals. san francisco's four-run, fourth inning, powered them to a game six win against st. louis. forces the do or die. winner goes to the world series gail seven. who would have thought a one game season. that's what it is coming down to. fall classic starts wednesday night in st. louis or san francisco. >> who would have thought the yankees weren't going to be in it? >> the yankees get sweeped. >> smoked. >> smoked. the bronx bomber there. didn't want to rub it in. >> i was very disappointed. >> imagine you are. talk about the one that got away. a group of australian fishermen got the catch when a 600 pound black marlin jumped into their boat. the skipper says they were lucky to walk away, when the spear like snout came at them. the marlin struggled for a few second. then managed to shake itself free and take back off. the marlin is one of the fastest fish on earth. get this it can reach speed of 80 miles an hour. >> they must have been going did that just happen? what? >> how big it is. >> man. coming up next, did you see that debate between michelle
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Oct 16, 2012 2:35am EDT
. >>> onto the world series, san francisco giants didn't take long, taking the lead last night against saint lou ills. their first batter, pagan hitting a solo home run, bottom of the first inning. then the giants broke it wide open in the fourth. taking on four more runs. that would prove to be enough. san francisco goes on to win, 7-1. so this series, nlcs, is tied. game three wednesday night in saint lup ilt. louis. game three of the alcs, tonight in detroit, tigers leading that series, 2-0 over the yankees. >>> then there is this, a video that just makes us want to say or even scream "do not try this yourself, please." >> check out this little brain surgeon here. the one dangling that piece of food right in the face of the massive crocodile. now, give him some credit for keeping his head. when he sinks into the mud a precarious situation. eventually the croc gets his food. and this really intelligent dude heads back to the mensa meeting. can you imagine toying with a croc like that. you got to be kidding me. >> he should be crying crocodile tears. that was so dumb. >> dent
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Oct 24, 2012 6:00am EDT
hours and then it's coming down. lining is, because the cardinals lost to the of san francisco, there mayor has descended care and its -- their mayor theto send some barbecue to opponent's city. >> much more coming up. >> we will take you back to stafford county. allied a check on traffic and 95, not a pretty sight aft >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> at 6:30, an update on an headachesing traffic on 95 in stafford county. >> its been a big problem all morning. woman will not part purse after she said that purse helped save a life. good morning, washington. h you.o be wit wednesday, october 24. i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. we will check in now with jacqui jeras. >> good morning. beautiful start. a little cloudy, but very mild. if there is a weak disturbance through. out aould squeeze sprinkle maybe to the west. otherwise, a little cloudy with mild temperatures. 60 degrees at reagan national, dulles, 52 in manassas, a gaithersburg, 50 in frederick, 56 in charlottesville. cloudy and 64 at 9:00, 76 by noon. degrees by 5:00. pleasant and
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Oct 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
the american league. a complete game shutout and the tigers move on. detroit is in and the san francisco is in. >> it's 47 degrees outside. the news continues at 5:30. >> a look at a fiery vice- presidential debate, straight ahead. >> so now you are jack kennedy? mommy! i went potty! that's great, honey.... where? for life's bleachable moments. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars rich dark chocolate, toasted oats. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients from nature valley. ♪ ♪ nature valley granola bars nature at its most delicious. [ female announcer ] granola thins. from nature valley. crispy granola, layered with creamy peanut butter or rich dark chocolate flavor. 90 calories. 100% natural. and nature...approves. granola thins. from nature valley. nature at its most delicious. [ male announcer ] we all love dreamers. people and companies who take us places. excite our imagination. make life better. brighten our days. ♪ ♪ at jcp, we don't want to be another store. we want to be your favorite sto
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Oct 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >> another big game. san francisco staves off. the orioles continued their battle with the yankees tonight. >> october is in falls bling -- in ful swing. game three of the mlbs. washington was one of the best teams at home. a 50-31 record. 12-4. the nats are still calm and collected. >> we play pretty well here. it wasa blow out. -- a blow out. those are a little easier to take them a close one. >> robert crippen iii will practice today -- rg iii will practice today. he was diagnosed with a concussion under nfl rules, he must be cleared by a team physician and an independent consultant before playing in a game. that is a look a year sports. have a great day. >> 5:36. 55 degrees. morning islamic continue biggert still ahead, less than a month now -- more news >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington." on your side. >> you will need a great you're near the ballpark today to prepare for the huge c as they nats prepare for game 3 against the cardinals. good morning. it is wednesday, october 10. >> let's go straight to our meteorologist. >> plenty of red in the weather center
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Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to the world series. in san francisco, it is game 1 of the world series between the tigers and the giants. the city on the day is excited. -- bay is excited. it should be fun to watch. >> coming up next, an exclusive interview with a man who walked on to the jfk airport runway. [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are peoe that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the fututure generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >> and atm theft caught on a security camera in california. look at the surveillance video. he is seen pulling the atm right out of the wall while speeding off. it is not clear how much money he got away with. >> you would think that somebody might have noticed that. >> jfk internat
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Oct 24, 2012 5:00am EDT
seven at at&t park in san francisco. have a great day, everybody. >> the news continues at 5:30. >> and an update on a fuel l impacting interstate 95 northbound in stafford county >> and. president obama is reaching out ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. fortraight ahead, a breeze commute on 95rmal northbound. brianne carter and joins us with spill.te on a fuel good morning, washington. it's wednesday, october 24. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. let's get to meteorologist jacqui jeras. october?elieve it' >> feels like fall-like august these tem
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
p.m.. cool air across the great lakes and the west. chicago 49 and boston 61. san francisco 63 degrees. atlanta, 75 degrees. maybe some showers down by miami. >> we are starting to see traffic around a few incidents in virginia east burke on the leesburg bypass. a right lane is blocked. otherwise in virginia, delays traveling through manassas and in vienna on inbound 66. often on brake lights on 95 north. southbound to 70 through frederick emmons -- and frostburg, is open. eastbound 32 as a laying closed before route 1. >> the time is 6:13 and coming up, we will have an update on the pakistani girl shot by the taliban then she was 14 years old and we have proof americans work hard for their money >> you are watching "abc 7's good morning, washington." >> all this week, we have been learning about the nobel prize winner. >> we just heard the winners of the nobel prize for chemistry and they are both americans and one of them even as a local talk to our region. we will pull up on the screen and introduce you to the doctor and professor at stanford university. next up, we have rob
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Oct 23, 2012 5:00am EDT
always next season. >> it is detroit and san francisco in the fall classic, .eginning in the bay the lions were defeated 13-7. >> in the district, the redskins officials assigned fred.cooley to replace >> hello. one of the big things everybody theooking towards as for the prepare steelers is santana moss. he has really picked up his productivity and r.g. iii has him a wholeg for more with pierre garcon out. moss knows what to do when he ball.s the santana knows what to do and has done it all. you want to get the ball in his hands. you try not to force it to him. if these open, i will get it to him. it's not, i will move on. >> there's a look at sports. day.a great nfl commissioner roger goodell says the legal dropping the pro level of play does improve. last january's pro bowl was he said, and its players cannot accomplish a high they willf play, game.the they would still select a pro team, but the team would , they woulde honor not actually play. >> thanks for explaining that. could you write it down for me? >> i will put it in shorthand. 52 degrees this morning. >> it will warm
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Oct 17, 2012 2:35am EDT
guy, apparently a rich guy in san francisco said i'm going to drive around this construction zone, yeah, that's when he got his beautiful porsche all wrapped up in the cement and had to get stuck causing tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage. >>> this morning on "world news now," town hall tension, the candidates bring in the fire for their second presidential debate. >> the gloves came off as president obama and mitt romney did battle with body language both fighting for the upper hand. it is wednesday, october 17th. >> good wednesday morning, everybody. hump day, i'm rob nelson. >> are we going to do the humpty hump dance. >> later on in the show, you know we always do. >> i'm paula farris. voters and experts were alike were visit vetted by this, booing contest is where we tout this would go. details of the debate as well as what the analysts are saying. first a look at some other stories we're covering for you this half hour. >> yes, indeed. no victory for the captain of this ship, a 72-foot sailboat skippered by an america's cup champion, well, takes a spectacular turno
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
-game marathon, took game 1. night, a pitching duel ug fister and bumgarner. san francisco is better, and it was an impressive performance. >> i like to simplify things. i think i can simplify this easy. the way that i look at it, we are two games back with five to but we are playing a team catch. to that is the best way to approach it. >> almost november, but tiger woods looking to continue his could play at the classic in malaysia. 7th.7, -- par-3 finished the day at nine under. president obama's remarks the nhl should reach a resolution, they have not. . canceled 13 more games. not good news. teacher: this is west virginia, pennsylvania, delaware. and this is maryland. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million gaming at casinos in these other states. question seven will build a new casino and bring table games to baltimore... generating hundreds of millions for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. prand you're seeing t
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Oct 16, 2012 12:00pm EDT
delays in san francisco. everything else looks great at this time. warmer in minneapolis and it is here at this time. your express forecast, mostly sunny and 66 at 5:00. tomorrow morning chilly at 48 degrees. seven-day forecast coming up in just a little bit. >> secretary of state hillary clinton not taking responsibility for the security at the u.s. embassy in the be at the date ambassador chris stevens was killed in an attack. the admission comes amidst growing pressure for the white house to respond with force to the attack. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is taking ownership for the security failures at the consulate in libya that left ambassador chris stevens and three other americans dead. she told cnn ensuring the safety of u.s. diplomatic staff overseas is her job, not the white house. >> i take responsibility. i am in charge of the state department, 60,000 + people all over the world. the president and vice president certainly would not be knowledgeable about specific decisions that are made by security professionals. >> congress heard testimony last week that the st
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Oct 31, 2012 12:00pm EDT
in san francisco. high temperature of 49 in chicago today. degrees for us this afternoon right now with maybe a shower. pretty good overall for the trick-or-treaters. >> even if your property goes keep ourcan still watch a team with you, -- our mobileipl app. clerk six days until the onction, things heating up the campaign trail. obama now says he will return to campaigning tomorrow in wisconsin, nevada, and colorado. already back to try voters.ver a rally just wrapping up in tampa with jeb bush and marco rubio. vice president joe biden will in floridaearance while madeleine albright makes campaign stops on the president's behalf today in virginia. coming up on abc 7 news at after 18,000 flights were storm,d because of the idea whening an will finallyelers get home. >> pipe bombs on least on a northern kaduna community. what police are saying. -- a northern virginia community. traffic snarled and sandy turns deadly. traffic snarled and sandy turn[ minto ] you know, those ads saying mitt romney would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turn
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Oct 18, 2012 4:00am EDT
battle in the nfc west. the seattle seahawks taking on the 49ers in san francisco. >>> we get yesterday's highlights, now, from espn. >> good morning. i'm hakem dermish with your "sportscenter" update. we begin in st. louis for game three of the national league championship series. bottom three. cards, 1-0. carpenter, four for four in his career against matt cain. make it five for five. his first for a postseason home run gives the cardinals a 2-1 lead. then, there was a 3:28 rain delay. pick it up in the ninth now. jason motte toe to close it out. his first save of his career. and the cardinals take a 2-1 series lead on the giants. >>> minnesota lynx hosting the indiana fever in game two of the wnba finals. shot is blocgot hit o wr she would getup. out ta nati the lynx go on ou "sportscenter" i'm hakem dermish. gat da >>> michael i the most decorated oly >> t honor com"men's who names phelp fit evcredits his workouts for his legendary physique. bruce lee is second on the list. arnold schwarzenegger is third. five hours a day? >> and a little hard partying after this hard work
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Oct 22, 2012 6:30pm EDT
apartment in san francisco, toured by our own ceclia vega. >> you can almost in the bathroom reach something in the fridge. >> reporter: that place is just 150 square feet. the world's population is exploding, we're getting bigger. will we soon be vacationing in japanese-style capsule hotels, driving the miniscule peel p50, and stroking descendents of mr. peebles, the world's smallest cat? the average family home in the u.s. is shrinking, but it's still over 2,300 square feet. that 15 times the size of our polish pied a terre where a cat cannot be swung. nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> we want to remind tonight is the big showdown between president obama and mitt romney. george stephanopoulos and the entire political team along with i will be right here. thank you for watching, and we will see you again soon.
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Oct 18, 2012 12:00pm EDT
even though we are not in san francisco, we can still have an earthquake. >> earthquake experts from the usgs and fema are showing students at langston hughes middle school and what to do. >> get under something when you feel shaking. whether it's a desk or table or sofa. protect your head. >> millions have participated since 2008. last year to earthquake in virginia was a recent reminder that we all need to be prepared. >> cover your eyes. >> the ground on the east coast is more stable than that of the west coast, so earthquakes here can be more broad. >> there are faults in the crust. >> last time in virginia, schools were on summer break. there is the potential of another 5.8 quake in this area, if not greater. live in reston, john gonzalez, abc 7 news. >> one man in a hospital after an accident between a motorcycle and a van in the 1000 block of wilson boulevard this morning in rosslyn. they collided at the entrance to a parking garage. the motorcycle driver was taken to hospital. is injuries are non-life- threatening. >> the defense could rest as soon as today in the trial of tw
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Oct 10, 2012 4:00am EDT
northern great lakes. also, showers from san francisco to l.a. and san diego. >> 70s in sacramento and much of the rockies. 60s in the pacific northwest. mostly 50s in the midwest. >>> and when we come back this morning, labor pains at walmart. as worker protests against the giant retailer are growing. >>> the cyber attacks against major banks spread, with one major bank bracing to be hit today. >>> and then, the peanuts gang has a state at the movies. charlie brown and his pals are heading back to the big screen. >>> welcome back, everybody. the federal government wants its money back. it is suing wells fargo for defrauding a government-backed insurance program of hundreds of millions of dollars by improperly underwriting loans. it's the fifth lawsuit of major practices. wells fargo is denying the allegations. >>> capital one is involved in a series of cyber attacks. it says some of its online systems were disrupted yesterday. but most services have been restored. the same group promises action today against sun trust banks and tomorrow against regions financial. >>> walmart worke
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Oct 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
baseball. the world series is set -- it will be detroit at san francisco of game 1 scheduled tomorrow night at at&t board. they beat the cardinals nine to nothing last night and the rain did not dampen their celebration. san francisco came back from a three games to one deficit to win the best of seven and the stages that. the giants and the tigers, the fall classic and all starts tomorrow night. let's go to football because it's always a fund that the park for everyone involved when the skins and fight the kids out for a day of good old fashioned like a ball. the redskins' defensive and was trying his best today to emulate robert griffin the third. but i'm not even close. i don't even know what i was doing. >> it seems everybody wants to be rg3. but for one kid at the annual event hosted by the redskins, this was personal. >> i like talking about them. i learned all that on tv. >> he is in a crater and was hoping to see rg3 in person today. >> are you as fast as rg3? >> just in case he doesn't get the message -- >> i want to be just like the one day. i want to play quarterback colleg
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Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >> san francisco took a giant step forward in the world series, beating the tigers' 8-3 game 1 of the best of seven. all anybody has been talking about today was pablo sandoval, three home runs and the world series game. pujols did it last year, reggie jackson in 1977, and babe ruth did it twice. sandoval looked like the babe last night. the second game is tonight. >> that is incredible. thank you. coming up next -- >> students rally at the university of maryland. [ tt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to ve leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >> supporters of the dream act hope to convince a majority of voters in maryland to go along wit
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Oct 18, 2012 5:00am EDT
similar in san francisco. a big setback for lance armstrong. nike is among sponsors dropping the cyclist after he was found to have used performance enhancing drugs. this will cost him $30 million in earnings potential. anheuser-busch will also not renew its contract with him when the deal expires at the end of the year. ellen braitman reporting for abc 7 news. back to you. >> thank you. halloween is right around the corner. six flags america will take you on a thrilling ride. >> now's your chance to check out fright fest in upper marlboro, maryland. adam caskey is giving us a scary peek. nice the reads. >> thank you. we were doing the weather at a coffee shop yesterday. today we are in the blood factory. this is one of the newest and biggest attractions at six flags for frightful fest. >> it is 4,000 feet of blook the guts, bloody body parts. super scary. this is my first time going through it. >> it's time to go. now we are coming into it. [woman's screams] >> there's a little inferno. this is the bridegrooeak room. >> much better than coffee. >> it may be time to get the full
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Oct 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
head and neck. >>> and two dozen people on a party boat in san francisco bay had a scare when the boat started sinking. the coast guard rescued 22 people on that craft after it struck a rock off of alcatraz. and started taking on water. >> there was alcatraz. and all of a sudden, boom. like a big jolt. and the cost guard boats came in and got us off. >> nobody was injured in that incident. >>> and the soft drink industry is launching a last-ditch effort to try to stop a ban on big drinks in new york city from aching effect. the industry is suing the city board of health, denying the authority to impose the ban on drinks larger than 16 ounces. the rule is set to take effect this coming march. >>> and if you get a strange-looking $100 bill, there's a good chance it was stolen. the fbi says a lge amount of the newly-designed bills, they won't say how many, were stolen from a plane in philadelphia. they don't go into circulation until next year. >>> and finally, a crowning achievement for the florida girl who made state history to become the first girl to play quarterback in a footbal
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